St. Jude Wins Motion To Recover Stolen Trade Secrets

Law360, New York (November 19, 2009, 6:27 PM EST) -- A unit of St. Jude Medical Inc. has won a preliminary injunction against a former employee who allegedly stole trade secrets in order to set up a rival medical device company in China, according to attorneys representing St. Jude.

The Los Angeles Superior Court ruled Tuesday that it had jurisdiction over the former employee, Yongning Zou, and that a preliminary injunction should issue against him and his new company, Nervicon Co. Ltd., pending service of process through the Hague Convention, the attorneys said.

The court also...
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